1981 De Lorean Gullwing Coupe

Around the mid-1970s John DeLorean, a senior executive with General Motors, had a strong desire to build a rear-engined two-seater coupe using a Ford V6 as the power source. He envisaged it would have many high tech features. Its body would be of unpainted stainless steel mounted on a chassis built from a lightweight composite material. The stylist selected to design the body was Giugiaro who had designed the Tapiro for Porsche in 1970. Although the idealised specifications were based on strong safety conscious intentions the concept of gull-wing doors… Read more